- Last year emerging markets’ stocks plunged. According to the Lipper unit of Reuters Corp, investors pulled out almost $15 billion for three straight months through January of 2014.
- The MSCI Emerging Market index recorded a gain of almost 15.7% from February through July. Relative to that, the S&P only managed to gain 9.4%.
- IShares Brazil lost more than 50% of its value between October of 2011 and the first quarter of 2014.
- Amid geopolitical tensions, the Market Vectors Russia ETF posted 15.25% growth.
- Brazil is another economy that investors can brainstorm on for maximizing their gains.